Crockett, California is a secluded artists’ oasis in West Contra Costa County. Formerly known as Crockettville, this sleepy community is just over one square mile and is home to 3,000 residents. The census-designated area is located where the San Pablo Bay and Carquinez Strait connect. Established in the late 1881, Crockett now encompasses the former town of Valona. During the late 1800s and into the early 1900s, wheat and sugar production were booming industries. C&H Sugar Company is still headquartered in Crockett, more than a century after later.
As a thriving creative community, there are several galleries around town. The beautiful Craftsman style Crockett Community Center is available for events, in addition to hosting yoga & zumba classes and a seniors meal program. Memorial Day through Labor Day, visit the Crockett Swimming Pool for open swimming or sign up for lessons. A mainstay in the community is the Crockett Bocce League, with thirty plus teams competing each season for the top prize awarded at the annual banquet. There are two charming parks where residents can enjoy the natural beauty that speckles this timeless place, Alexander and Rithet. Nearby the Crockett Hills Regional Park to the south and the Carquinez Strait Regional Shoreline to the west offer exquisite views of the bay and the surrounding mountains.
The median listing price for single family homes in Crockett is $483,000. There are several styles of homes found in this leisurely bay community, including contemporary, Craftsman, ranch and cottages, many with ocean views. Residents are served by the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department, California Highway Patrol, Crockett-Carquinez Fire Protection District and John Swett Unified School District. Homebuyers in search of tranquility will fall in love with this hidden gem.
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